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[movies]Myths & Realities: A Public Forum on Chicago School Reform
The University of Illinois at Chicago hosts a community forum about reforming Chicago Public Schools. This program was recorded by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).
Keywords: school reform
Downloads: 9
[audio]vision2012 - Charlie A. Roy
How to make school better
Keywords: school reform; education
Downloads: 102
[audio]Podcast79: Reject Rigor: Embrace Differentiation, Flexibility, and High Expectations - Wesley A. Fryer
We hear voices in the context of education and school reform today calling for "rigor and relevance," yet how many of us have really stopped to analyze what is meant, implied, and required if "rigor" is a defining characteristic of our educational system? The synonyms for rigor are inflexibility, stringency, and cruelty. Rigor should NOT define our classrooms. Many people mistakenly associate rigor with high expectations...
Keywords: education; podcast; rigor; school reform
Downloads: 41
[audio]Podcast31: High Tech High
High Tech High is a successful charter school program in California which has strongly influenced the foundation of High Tech High Albuquerque, New Mexico, now in its first year of operation. In this podcast, Billy Hull and Wesley Fryer interviewed Laura McBain and Dr Kaplan of High Tech High Albuquerque using Skype. Our discussion focused on the unique aspects of the High Tech High approach to education which includes problem based learning, ideas from the small schools movement, instruction fo...
Keywords: education; school reform; technology integration
Downloads: 1,218
[audio]Podcast123: Ideas For Reinventing Education As School 2.0 - Wesley A. Fryer
This podcast is a recording of the last tweleve minutes of a presentation I shared today at the Oklahoma Technology Association's 2007 conference titled "The Case for 1:1 Computing and School 2.0." I should have cut some slides and content from this presentation from the "draft" version I posted last week and I did not! So, this is the last part of the presentation which focuses on the characteristics which should define "School 2.0" or a reinvention of our K-12 educational system...
Keywords: education; education reform; podcasting; school reform
Downloads: 35
[audio]UNSCHOOLING: What's it Really All About? - Sandi Schwartz and Sandra Dodd
Phone interview by Sandi Schwartz for her Leading Edge Parenting series, which she has given me permission to share freely after it was a week old. The interview date was September 30, 2009. Sandi Schwartz lives in Temecula, California and Sandra Dodd in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The interview was by phone. Her site is
Keywords: Unschooling; peaceful parenting; school reform; open classroom
Downloads: 230
[audio]Podcast32: Cultivating Digital Literacy Through Blogging and Podcasting
21st century literacy skills (or digital literacy skills) and the skills cultivated in a high-stakes testing classroom environment seem to be mutually exclusive. This session from TCEA 2006 explores how blogging and podcasting can be used to cultivate the digital literacy skills our students need for success today and tomorrrow.
Keywords: education; educational technology; school reform; blogging; podcasting
Downloads: 1,144
[audio]Philadelphia School Reform Commission Chairman Pedro Ramos speaking at Pan American Society - Laura Goldman
Philadelphia School Reform Commission Chairman Pedro Ramos highlights the accomplishments of the School Reform Commission.
Keywords: Pedro Ramos; Philadelphia School Reform Commission; Pan American Society
Downloads: 20
[audio]game of school - Charlie A. Roy
summary of Robert Fried's "The game of school"
Keywords: charlie roy; game of school; robert fried; school reform; education
Downloads: 10
[audio]Podcast39: The Vocabulary of 21st Century Learning - Wesley A. Fryer
Where have we been, where are we now, and where are we going with respect to teaching and learning in classrooms across the United States in the 21st Century? Do we want to just use technology to do traditional education more efficiently, or do we want to do education differently and better? In this presentation I advocate for the constructive use of disruptive technologies, like blogs, wikis, and podcasts, to help engage students in the development of literacy skills with an authentic audience...
Keywords: education; podcasting; wikis; web 2.0; school reform
Downloads: 979
[audio]Podcast 40: Defining and Telling the New Story - Miguel Guhlin, Darren Kuropatwa, Ewan McIntosh, Mark Ahlness, Jeff Allen, Wesley Fryer
Over the Pond and Through the Fiber #2: This international skypecast features educators from Canada, Scotland, and the United States defining and discussing the new story David Warlick has challenged us to help tell with our students. We probably raised more questions than we answered, but again it was exciting as well as empowering to engage in dialog with other educators passionate about teaching and learning in the 21st century...
Keywords: podcasting, skype, web 2.0, blogging, education, school reform
Downloads: 1,495
[audio]All Things Education: Dr. Tim Slekar vs. the Common Core
There aren't many things that liberals and conservatives can agree on these days, but one thing that seems to rub both sides the wrong way is the Common Core. But what ARE the Common Core Standards? How will they affect your kid? Will they destroy public education as we know it? Dr. Tim Slekar (Dean of Education at Edgewood College / activist / defender of public ed) joins me to discuss this issue and the school reform movement as a whole.
Keywords: Common Core; public education; schools; Tim Slekar; school reform
Downloads: 38
[audio]Voice 001.3ga - Laura Goldman
Philadelphia School Reform Commission Pedro Ramos highlighting the accomplishments of the SRC when receiving the 2013 William J. Clothier II Memorial Award of the Pan American Association of Philadelphia. 
Keywords: Philly education; Philadelphia School Reform Commission; Pedro Ramos; Pan American Society
Downloads: 3
[audio]Insight: Moving Forward with Education Reform in California
Relations between the Governor and the education community are tense in the wake of the recent special election. Officials from government and education join Jeffrey Callison to talk about new opportunities to break gridlock and how to get on with needed school reforms.
Keywords: Governor and education; special election; school reform; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Insight; Sacramento public radio
Downloads: 751
[texts]Theorie und Praxis in der Oberstufe der schwedischen Grundschule - Bernhard Bierschenk
The report presents a descriptive study of the educational system in Sweden with special emphasis on the upper level of the comprehensive school. An attempt is made to survey the goals and the realisation of the goals in the practical school situation. Thereby, the focus has been directed upon the attempts being made to adapt the school to the demands of a quickly developing modern society.
Keywords: school reform; descriptive study; comprehensive school; Sweden; comparative eduction; curriculum; school system; upper level
Downloads: 88
[movies]MSLBD 1994 General session - Dr. Jim Teagarden, editor, Kansas State University
The general session of the 1994 meeting of the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders was a special session title "Tributes, Reflections and Confessions of Participants in School Reform." This format utilized enactments, panels and audience participation to explore the topic of neglect of students withe disabilities in school reform initiatives.
Keywords: MSLBD; Janus Project; Tributes Reflections and Confessions of Prticipants in School Reform; EBD
Downloads: 7
[movies]Newark Student Union speakers at DC protest against school "reform" - DC Direct Action News
 Video features Newark Student Union speakers at BATS (Bad Ass Teachers Association) rally against school privatization/resegregation/charters, standardized testing.
Keywords: dcdirectactionnews; Bad Ass Teachers Association; BATS; school reform; privatization; charter schools
Downloads: 16
[audio]Scott Hughes, Alliance for Education, Shreveport, Caddo schools - robert e trudeau
Hughes, director of, discusses the possibility of dividing Caddo Parish schools into 3 ISD's. Interviewers are Carolyn Manning and Robert Trudeau.
Keywords: caddo parish; school reform; louisiana; alliance for education; independent school districts for louisiana; poverty in shreveport; poverty and race
Downloads: 112
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #147 - Mark Cohen
Keywords: school reform; teachers; unions; crack; cocaine; disparity; climate; cap and trade; cap and dividend; poetry; roots music; acoustic; traditional
Downloads: 1,524
[audio]Insight: Building on facts 4 / Railroad symphony / Explorit
Building on facts 4 - "Getting Down to Facts" is a compilation of more than 20 studies that show what's working and what's not working in California's K through 12 education. Today on Insight, the fourth in our series about school reform: Governor Schwarzenegger and several prominent lawmakers commissioned a 17,000 page report about California's K through 12 schools. Find out what's going to be done about it...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; school reform; Governor Schwarzenegger; Fabian Nunez; Chinese-American Symphony; Transcontinental railroad; Jon Jang; Jiebing Chen; erhu; Explorit Science Center
Downloads: 250
[audio]Public School Reform: The New Inequality in Education - Netfa Freeman
On June 12, 2013 at the Institute for Policy Studies, noted attorney, educator, musician and community advocate, Junius Williams lead a discussion on school reform based on his experience of resource deprivation and privatization of schools in Newark. Public school reform, Williams asserts, "is more than just a civil rights issue. It is a blueprint for control of resources in urban communities".
Keywords: Junius Williams; education reform; education policy; public education; school reform; public schools; charter schools; school closures; privatization; Arne Duncan; Cory Booker
Downloads: 49
[audio]GROW episode 41813 with John Friedrich - John Sanford Friedrich
North Carolina news program with host John Friedrich.  Co-hosts Brian Davis and Tristan Munchel
Keywords: Boston bombing first impression monologue; Mayor Perkins divorce and bankruptcy scandal; Greenway art controversy; escaped Glenwood hog; local sales tax hike for public transit; piedmont public transit; Duke Power bails out 2012 DNC; Duke Power pays no taxes; school reform; Princeville; Goofball Roundup; Asheville Mayoral hunger strike; Anonymous investigates Canadian teen suicide
Downloads: 10
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